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the same as before the election. what could be different is a new attitude. president obama and his family returned to the white house tonight. >> hey guys. >> hello mr. president. >> reporter: no doubt hoping for warmer relations with the republican controlled house of representatives. >> mr. president, this is your moment. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner indicated a new willingness to work with the president. >> we want you to succeed. let's challenge ourselves to find the common ground that has eluded us. let's rise above the dysfunction and do the right thing together for our country. >> reporter: but can the speaker make deals with the white house and still satisfy tea party republicans. >> i'm not sure i see that changing over the next few years. >> reporter: usf political analyst, david latterman says republicans are at a cross roads. either continue to stone call -- >> or do they get the message that a lot of people don't want that, and there is room for compromise, and they do come to some accommodation on a couple things. >> reporter: diana feinstein says there's hope. >>
it will be different. the results of the election game democrats had super majority. >> becareful what you wish -- be careful what you wish for. that much power could go down the wrong path. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: he says this isn't the time to gloat but to get down to business. helping college students, changing how initiatives make it on to the ballot and repailing the same-sex marriage ban. >> -- repealing the same-sex marriage ban. he says lawmakers will work with governor jerry brown who told us his priorities including high-speed rail, education and a budget. >> the voters have trusted the elected representative, maybe even me and now we have to meet that trust. >> reporter: we found voters who say they have concerns about one party being in control. >> there is not going to be any check and balance. they will be able to enact more taxes and we will have less say in it. >> reporter: she says there are no plans to raise more taxes but opponents say it is their number one concern. reporting live, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> three democratic candidates will be receiving c
told me she was able to teach kids kids how elections impacted them. >> i said people decided that they wanted to pay for education. so it will be good for our schools. >> reporter: opponents are disappointed by the results today. a spokesman e-mailed me and said referring to governor jerry brown and his tax measure, he was able to use education to blackmail voters into supporting his tax increase. the voters were duped. but edge cater believe -- educators believe they care about funding public schools. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> california state university is set to refund students for tuition increase after voters approved prop 30. the tax boost is expected to bring in $8.5 billion. they will now issue refunds, give credits and reconfigure financial aid packages. >>> a competing measure lost by a wide margin. prop 38 would have increases taxes on earnings using sliding scale, for twelve years. >> we have made a great start with prop 38. we have raised consciousness about a problem that california has which is the underfunding of its children. >> she financed the m
surprising that here we are two days after the election, after proposition 30 passed and students are still walking out. what they wants they want to tell the university that they want the money that is coming in from proposition 30 to go to schools. i will show you here that people are starting to gather. this will be unan event that will last for a while. the protest is set to go with the anniversary of occupy cal. you remember this when officers cleared students and others. these scenes vent viral, nationwide. protests here and other campuses didn't get the attention after students were angry after a continuing rise in tuition and fees. one student said the protest is important because they want to see the money come back. >> the money from proposition 30 isn't guaranteed to go to schools. >> reporter: now if 30 hadn't passed legislative analyst said they would have had to cut $250 million from its budget. however there is still a possibility some tuition and fees could go up for certain graduate programs. now so far we have seen some police presence here but not really a lot. its been
term and all of the 120 u.s. senate seats will be occupied by women. they a elected its first all european women. >> this is the newest chick fillet in the bay -- chick-fil- a area. dozens of people were camping out in hopes he have take advantage of the company's office, a year supply to 100 customers online. >> my coach told me he need the the meals for a year. they are planning a protest around after his fans went against same sex marriage and they are asking them to back off the political controversy. >>> what is touted to be the largest small is expected to open today. it will have 120 stores and has added 2000 jobs to the region . please warn there could be the first to open in california in more than 10 years and i hope my 13-year-old is not going to see this because she is going to want to go out there. >>> 4:37 let's take a quick look at traffic, good morning, sal. >>> we are doing well around the bay area, a little windy and cold out there, we will address that in just a moment and we will look at the commute on 80 westbound and it looks good as you head out to the mcart
, a medical marijuana dispensary. they are trying to stay open. they take hope from an historic election day. >> reporter: the modern look of this lobby, this is a medical marijuana dispensary with a relaxed feel. it has been a rough year. >> none of the staff know when we come to work whether we are going home or going to prison. >> reporter: this man is in a battle with the federal government to stay open despite complying with the medical marijuana laws. governor brown has now weighed in. >> i say it is time for the justice department to recognize the sovereignty of the states. >> this comes on the heels of voters voting to legalize obama. >> president obama received 50,000 less votes than amendment 64. that should send a message this is a mainstream issue. they need to get board with the will of the voters. >> the national can i bass industry association say all marijuana cases should be frozen. he hopes the election should comment change. >> if they care about the will of the voters and their own political future they will back off. >> i hope that the medical can i bass collectives in c
is important if you want to win an election. >> paul ryan is reap acting to the loss of the presidential campaign and why he said the mitt romney campaign was stunned by the outcome of the election. >>> dozens of people are being forced to evacuate from their homes after a suspected water- main break, we will have the latest coming up. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. . >>> good morning, i am pam cook, 5:30, steve paulson is joining us, how is the weather? >>> it does look cloudy with some rain, i will have more on that coming up. 60s to near 70 degrees, here is sal.
obama will speak to the nation. the first time since being re- elected. the president will speak from the white house at 10:05 our time this morning. coming up for you at 7:15, the message the president is expected to give congress about how to avoid that so-called fiscal cliff. also this morning, john boehner will be holding his own news conference. that one is at 8:00. he's expected to sell us the republican position about avoiding that cliff. boehner said he's "the most reasonable guy in washington." he believes he can find common ground with the president. >>> 7:04. they are still counting votes in florida from tuesday's election. but mitt romney's top campaign official in florida now says president obama will win the state. president obama leads romney in florida. the romney campaign in florida says it only expects the president's lead in the state to grow as more ballots are counted. president obama won the election even without florida's 29 electoral college votes. >>> schools are scrambling to readjust their budgets after the passing of the proposition in california. schools w
tuesday's election, but mitt romney's campaign advisor says president obama are will win the state. the romney campaign in florida says it only expects the president's lead in the state to grow as more ballots are counted. president obama of course won the election without florida's 29 electoral votes. >>> time 5:07. we have rain and wet roads and sal we have crashes. i don't think you're going to have friday light today. >> i'm still hoping but i think you might be right dave and pam. you should be especially careful on your way to work today. a ktvu photographer actually took some video of someone driving in the rain and this photographer, our photographer was driving out actually early, pounding rain on 880 a few hours ago. chp warns there are shrieky slick -- slick highways. there was hail earlier the in the east bay. be careful there could be pooling water especially near the off ramps. let's go to live pictures right now. you can see interstate 80 westbound, it looks pretty good. heading out to the mcarthur maze, and no problems on the bridge getting into van. at the toll --
election day results in florida with the results in the presidential race too close to call. florida election officials say the final results may not be known for the weekend. but officials say it doesn't really matter. president obama won the election without those votes. however, the voting process in florida has been criticized. some of the voters have been waiting in -- had to wait in line six hours before voting. >>> according to the secretary of state, 59% of voters in california cast ballots this year. in 2008, that was -- that number was above 70%. here in the bay area, just over half or almost 55% of registered voters turned out for tuesday's elections. >>> the fight for re-election has given way to a potential shift. ailry son burn -- alison burns has more? >> reporter: tori, for the past few days we've been hearing about officials and president obama saying they want to find new ways to work together. president obama returned to the white house and he had to deal with the fact that it was the worst day on wall street this year. that means that pressure is on him to deal wi
're upper income you can expect to pay an average of $14,173 more in taxes each year. >> state election officials say there are still more than 3 million ballots that need to be counted leaving some candidates in limbo. the uncounted include mostly absentee ballots. some of them are provisional ballots. elections officials say provisional ballots require more time to tabulate. >> we have to make sure the signatures match. that's the check and balance for those vote by mail envelopes. >> there there are still three house races in sacramento, san diego and palm springs that are up in the air because of the slow count. stay with indicate ktvu.com for election results. >> a pioneering college fraternity for gay men is suing an organization claiming trademark infringement. delta lamda five says they caused confusion -- the lawsuit asked the federal judge to order the new group to change its name and pay damages. >>> a major pot bust netted hundreds of pounds of marijuana. police say detectives served a search warrant yesterday in the 4300 block near the ikea store. they found 400 pounds of
-hanger. the election races that are still too close to call one week after the election -- after the election. happiness located? who owns it? who keeps it? if we fall down; if we fail; where can we fall back to, to that place where we are most happy? we think about these things when we make tillamook ice cream. the purer, the happier, the very center... of happiness. >>> 60s and 70s by the coast. looks good it today and tomorrow. >>> recovery efforts are underway in italy after heavy rains and strong winds left many areas under water. at least four people have died because of the storm. one person was also brought to safety by a helicopter after getting stuck in rising waters. both caught on tape being swept away by strong currents. officials say venice, the lagoon city, is 70% under water and floodwaters have reached their highest levels since 1872. >>> new from syria this morning, chaos and panic in the streets after a second day of air strikes with the border with turkey. yesterday 20 people were reportedly killed -- were reported killed av air attacks in the same area. the violence there
of what happened on election night. >> reporter: you know measure q was a parcel tax to fill a budget hole at the fire protection district. it did not pass this week and now fire officials say it's no longer a question of whether fire stations will close, only which ones. >> reporter: neighbors of fire station 17 in lafayette are already worrying and wondering if it's on the chopping block. >> it would absolutely break our heart. >> reporter: isabela adolphson live across the street. >> it was just amazing, it's a safe place. >> reporter: on tuesday, measure q failed to get the 2/3 vote needed to authorize a parcel tax to fill a gap at the fire district. today they were meeting to talk about which of the department's 28 stations would have to close something he warned about when we talked to him in july. >> it's not a scare tactic it's reality. >> reporter: now the county fire marshallen confirms four stations will -- marshal confirms four stations will close in january. >> whether or not it's down the vet from -- down the street from where a station is being closed or not, they'll be get
counting votes from tuesday's election but mitt romney's top campaign official is saying president obama will win florida. president obama leads mitt romney in florida, 49.9% to 49.3%. the romney campaigns says it expects the president's lead to get bilgier as more of the votes are counted. president obama was reelected without florida's 29 electoral college votes. >>> back over to sal who's checking in on the south bay right now. >> that's right and in the southeast bay we've had rain and just some drizzle and we can see it on this picture i'm going to show you, 237 is a little bit wet there and as rosemary had said a cell moved through and you could give yourself extra time. one of the biggest things that gets people in trouble is stopping distance, you're driving along, something happens and you can't stop in time and there's a wreck. just give yourself extra time and slow it down. and also be more aware. this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. it is backed up for about 10 minute delay from the about the middle of the parking lot. it is not as bad as it would be on a wednesday, l
% and it was just over half of 70% of registered voters turn out for the election. >>> the protests will mark the one year anniversary of occupied cal which caused clashes between students and campus police. the passage of proposition 30 should be used to lower the situation. >>> the sound of earthquakes have been eliminated and the defending champion came to town last night. the bay beat the quakes final score 3-1 and robby scored 2 goals. the galaxy came onto the western conference finals in salt lake. san jose season is over now and then there is buster posey, the giant's catcher knocked him into the favorite as the most valuable player. yesterday, buster was named a finalist. he is joined by chase headley, and andrew mccutchen. they will announce the new mvp thursday. >> i am thinking buster. >> i hope so, congratulations to him. that is nice. >>> i am keeping an eye on the bart system and first of all, we have had our eyes on the delays between houma and south san francisco. these bart delays will be affecting the area where i have circled and some are areas out of knew bray. -- new bray
and volunteers at the chicago headquarters the day after winning the election, the president's campaign released this video. >>> 7 navy sales accused of leaking classified information are in hot water. military officials say the seal has provided secret information to the makers of one of the hottest video games, the punishment handed down and the local connection to the story coming up at 4:45. >>> drivers will have to stay patient going through what many call the worst interchange, the 280/880 interchange, they will add another the route into valley fair from 880 and there will be a flyover ramp, the $62 million project should be finished by early 2015. >>> 4:37 is the time. definitely wet roads out there so traffic could be a little messy today. >> it's not raining now in many areas but it was raining overnight and you will find puddles. we're doing well on 80 westbound as you head out to the mc mcarthur maze. at the bay bridge toll plaza we don't have a big delay. traffic is moving along pretty well. and bay south bay, northbound 101 looks good. and at the off ramp they're clearing up an acc
. >> the president's first post- election speech at the white house about avoiding the so- called fiscal cliff. >>> we begin with the story of a female body found at a home in san jose. it's a developing story with police still at the scene after getting a 911 call. ktvu's janine de la vega is at the home in south san jose to explain why police suspect this was a homicide. janine? >> reporter: well, tori, police tell us that the woman's body was found face down and she was lying on the floor. the coroner's on the scene right now. at this point, officer are the waiting to get a warrant to search inside this home. authorities received a 911 hangup call and when officers arrived, they heard dogs barking. they called animal control to help. when police finally entered the home, that's when they found the woman's body. while a weapon has not been found, police have reason to believe that she was killed. detectives have been going door to door to see if anyone heard anything. it's unknown who made the 911 call but officers say it did come from the home where the body was found. >> we attempted to ca
close to call on election night. nearly all the votes announced that they boat him 50 to 49.1%. the margin is large enough to avoid an am commuter readout and -- computer readout and romney campaign spokesperson declined to comment. by capturing the 29 electoral votes. president obama 332 electoral votes, mitt romney 206. >>> florida's governor wants to know why the wait was so long at many polling places. more than eight and a half million people vote florida. some waited four hours or longer to caste ballots. >> rick scott looked for ways to streamline the process. >>> there are complaints of voting fraud in the u.s. virgin islands. the attorney general is investigating the allegations. the office did not specify the complaints received. voters in the u.s. virgin islands elected the house of representatives. >>> in a race for district seven seat remains up in the air. through six round of rank choice voting. board of education president has 381 votes. labor leader fx crawly has 11,352 votes. that's a difference of 29 votes. the department of elections hopes to finish count
that the election is over this is washington's next fight. tackling the nation's debt. expiring tax cuts, massive layoffs, it's hanging over the heads of the most powerful in the nation's capitol. >> right now if congress fails to come to an agreement on an overall deficit reduction package by the end of the year, everybody's taxes will automatically go up. >> reporter: the stakes haven't be higher. the nonpartisan congressional budget office says ignoring this fiscal crisis could throw merck back into a recession. john boehner called on the president to lead. >> this is his moment to engage the congress and work towards a solution that can pass both chambers. >> reporter: for the first time there looks to be signs of cooperation. a willingness to negotiate to find a solution. >> i'm not weighted to every detail of my plan. i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. >> reporter: the president invited congressional leaders of both parties to begin working on a plan. any balanced plan to reduce the deficit must ask the wealthiest of americans to pay more. in washington, jacqueline fell, ktvu, c
delicious. . >>> we have been checking bridges around, so far so good as you cross the bay. >>> election news is continuing because the race for the supervisor's seat is too close to call. board of education president norman yeah has 11,000 924 votes. election workers say there are 24,000 provisional ballots left to count. they estimate there is still more to come. >>> and people who registered at dmv offices found themselves not able to vote. the federal read motor law enacted requires the dmv the ability to vote but sometimes the applications don't always make it to the registrar of voters. >>> this morning in syria, a fighter jet bammed a part of syria near the turkish border. now the force of the blast shattered shop windows. all of this comes as anti government troops reached a deal under pressure from the international community. well another insider attack led a u.s. coalition and an afghan army soldier shot and killed a british shoulder. 60 service members have been killed so far in about 45 of the so called insider attacks. they are raising questions about how affectively they c
on election day, that provides or will provide additional funds to higher education an the governor argues tuition hikes should not be on the table at this time. in the wake of prop 30 passes the governor campaigned on 30, uc administrators were discussing additional tuition hikes, the governor said that should be reconsidered, while we do, the governor said have the best budget we have seen in years, concreed that more cut backs could be necessary. as for the delay of this uc regents vote and the governor's intervention, the students here think a delay is not enough. more should be done they say. >> the people of california voted with proposition 30 to give more money from education from taxes on the rich. we want that money to go back to rolling back tuition and rolling back cuts. the regents took a first step by delaying a vote of fee increases. it's time to take it off the table completely. >> right now, there are about 20 students here in small protest they expect by 10:00, they could have 50 students camping route overnight with a planned protest tomorrow morning. in san francisco, k
the election the 22-year- old posted on her facebook page a racial slur and the words, maybe he will get assassinated this term. she delete that message and later said she was stating her opinion. her employer has fired her. the case has been turned over to the secret service. >>> some are now returning to restore the jersey shore nearly two weeks after sandy, those who used to live in the area got to return home for the first time yesterday. they were taken by bus to their former homes in seaside heights where they had an hour to pack what they could. some of them say they were not prepared for what they saw. >> you have a list and you are prepared to get what you want but you -- you spend like -- 15 minutes just devastated, just trying to look to see what's on the floor. >> reporter: at the main staging center in tom's river new jersey a company has been making restore the shore t- shirts to raise money for schools and shelters. more buses will take people in to the disaster zone each day through tuesday. >>> occupy wall street finds a new cause. helping, the victims of sandy. see how
they are saying the fbi didn't realize until election day that the general was involved. that doesn't add up. >> they investigated petraeus after a florida woman alerted authorities about threatening e- mails, but national security was not compromised. >> they may ask for petraeus to testify anyway, regardless of his resignation. four of the five hearings planned this week are not open to the public. in washington, jacqueline felt. >>> the highway patrol is investigating a car accident in contra costa that turned into a shooting. the chp says the drivers got out of their vehicles, got in an argument, and one of them opened fire ontory. on the other. the driver that fired the shot ran from the scene and has not been fired. >>> four people are under arrest after a shooting in menlo park. they received several reports of gunfire from a home on madera avenue. they found four people in their teens and 20s and two high capacity assault rifle, a semi- automatic, and ten ounces of marijuana. they believe they are part of a criminal street gang. >>> coming up at 6:00, the latest incident, the growing
week's election. if the 72-year-old pelosi gives up her leadership post she will continue to represent her home district in san francisco. >>> president barack obama has scheduled a news conference for 10:30 our time. this will be his first. he has a dozen ceos including ford. they want his advice on how to avoid this fiscal cliff and spending cuts are set to take affect if congress does not act. >>> students are set to gain two day protest outside a regents meeting. at the are requestion of brown they are raising fees and they will still vote to increase tuition for next year. they will also meet to talk about prop 30. the pressure is to safe $250 million. that was the case in palo alto yesterday who paid just 39 cents per gallon for a gas. one driver said it cost him $3 for 8 gallons for gas. one driver has decided to stock up and it appears to be over. the price was $3.65 per gallon that the same-station issue this morning. >> it must have been a nice surprise. >> that would be great. bring up the motor home. >>> let's take a look right now, traffic is looking relatively well around
that plane. >>> and in florida, they are still counting votes from tuesday's elections in the presidential race still too close to call, final results may not be known before the weekend and president barack obama won reelection even without florida's electoral votes. there has been a criticizing -- criticizing process and voters had to wait for hours to cast their ballots. >>> now that pressure is intensifying on congress they need to avoid the so called fiscal cliff out this year and house speaker house speaker john boehner -- house speaker john boehner seems to be offering the first olive branch. >> reporter: they brought some defeat for republicans and they need to keep it inside the house and now he is tolling do -- willing to do a little more deal making with president barack obama. house speaker john boehner suggested for the first time a framework to avoid massive spending cuts and tax increases which kick in, in less than two months if congress does not act. >> they are willing to accept some additional revenues via tax reform. >> they have insisted they are willing to okay some t
not cast a vote in the elections. >>> also a coverup in a child abuse scans tell. -- scandal. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. . >>> two executives are temporarily giving up duties while an investigation is underway. and the investigation of the bbc, he stepped down after the bbc wrongly accused a former politician of sexual abuse. this was after they failed to report child abuse on a former bbc host. >>> union city host is investigating the death of a man found unconscious in a trash can. it happened. >> union. here is jeanine with details, good morning jeanine. >> r
and these are pictures from the live steps of the u.s. capital and they are the new elected members of the congress. >>> less than a week after general david petraeus resigned, they are under fierce scrutiny for how they handled it and here is more on how the congressional hearings are happening today. >> reporter: pam, four house and senate committees are holding hearings about the assault in libya. some big questions, why wasn't there more security including where chris stevens was killed and why didn't the cia anticipate the attack or do more to stop it. some have been going after suzanne rice after she said intelligence pointed to a spontaneous not preplanned attack. senator graham said he just doesn't trust her. >> i think she should have known better and if she didn't she should not be the voice of america. >> if senator graham should want to go after somebody, they should go after me and i am happy to have that discussion with him. >> reporter: they will hear from the acting cia director today and general david petraeus is expected to testify behind closed doors tomorrow. reporting live, all
that have passed of. even after the 2010 election, her party lost 63% but she was reelect the democratic leader and she's about to make an announcement. let's listen in to the hughes minority leader speaking -- to the house minority leader speaking. >> okay. i think that means most are coming. more are coming. yesterday, when we gathered her, i began my comments standing here with our new members of congress by saying a picture is worth a thousand words. i said and i stand now that this picture is worth millions of vote. millions of votes. millions of women's vote that it took to re-elect president obama. [ cheers ] >> yay! >> reporter: millions of women's votes who helped us elect a record number of women to the congress of the united states. recall as you look forward, understand that you are looking into the future of the empower important. these women are part of the most diverse caucus in the history of the world. the first time that a parliamentary body would have a body led by women and its strength and we're very, very proud because of that. i said yesterday, we did not have the
. >> i remember the night of elections i was checking those polls constantly. and now there is a fact -- and now there's another situation that we have to be ready for, it's a little disappointing. >> jerry brown is expected to be at the meeting in long beach. >>> and gavin newsom praised the board for the decision. he said -- >>> the new ferry service between south san francisco and the east bay needs to boost rider -- ridership if it is going to continue to get local transit subsidies. >>> more americans are expected to travel for the thanksgiving holiday this year compared to last year but aaa says the trips will be shorter. aaa just released its annual thanksgiving travel forecast and they predict that 43 million americans will travel at least 50 miles from home. that's up almost 1% from 2011. rape expects gas prices to keep dropping through the thanksgiving holiday. >>> good afternoon to you. a warmer day is shaping up around the bay area. ample sunshine outside our doors from the coast to mt. diablo. just a few high clouds passing through. that's really about it. mostly sunny sk
increase, the governor felt it was just the wrong time after prop 30 passed on election day restoring some funding to the uc system. >> there were no tuition increases here, nothing on the agenda today about any system- wide tuition increase for undergraduates and the item having to do with professional degree supplemental fees is put off to a later date. >> reporter: throughout the morning proterses continued to march through the streets here around the ucf campus with police officers keep in watch throughout that time. the meeting has since resumed. i did just get an update from the san francisco police department. their spokesman. i asked about arrests that happened this morning. he told me there was one demonstrator arrested, that person was cited and released, arrested for hitting a passing car during this morning's protest. live this afternoon in san francisco, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> bp has confirmed it has agreed to pay 4.5 billion dollars for the 2010 oil spill in the gulf of mexico that killed 11 workers. the settlement total of $4.5 billion will be p
to get back to work. >> reporter: with the election in the rear view mirror, the focus in washington is back on efforts to avoid the economically devastating fiscal cliff. >> we just go over the cliff and let the policies stay in effect are we're basically going to undo the recovery. >> reporter: the cliff amounts to $7 trillion in spending cuts and tax increases over the next decade. the treat of these painful cuts, set to begin on january 1st is part of a deal congress and the president made last year to force them to agree on a long-term deficit reduction plan. >> this is an unprecedented scenario that congress has basically put a gun to its own head and said if we don't act we're going to shoot ourselves. >> reporter: so far, that long-term plan hasn't materialized. the biggest chunk of the cliff, the bush tax cuts. they are also a big sticking point democrats insist cuts for families making $250,000 more must end. >> we're serious about reducing the deficit. we have to combine spending cuts with revenue and that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay a little more in ta
department only says it is reviewing what voters decided on election day. in oakland, ken pritchett, ktvu news. >>> greens are 50s, yellows are 70s so you get the picture. temperatures are starting to warm. temperatures continue to warm into the next 24 hours. so when i come back 10:45 we're going to talk about the door opening up. we have some rain in the future. i'll have all the details in that we'll see you back here in just a few minutes. >>> the world series champions san francisco giants are winners again. president and ceo larry baird was given an award by the university of san francisco. california prize for service and common good was given to the team's work. baird brought along the world series trophy and willie mays was there. >>> the addition following last week's election. >>> and a washington sex scandal, the home federal agents surrounded tonight as part of their investigation. >>> fbi agents tonight went to the north carolina home of the former mistress of now resigned cia director david petraeus. about 10 agents carried containers into the home in charlotte. paula broad
of just 21 votes. election workers say there are 3,000 provisional ballots to count. >>> we're hearing that some people who registered to vote at dmv offices found themselves not able to vote. the federal motor voter law enacted in 1995 requires the dmv to offer people the ability to vote. >>> a memorial will be scheduled held for david beanie will be sold -- will be held saturday. a memorial ceremony was held last week for strobel at the airport. >> that wreath was laid by president obama at the tomb of the unknowns. he size america will never forget the sacrifices made by veterans or interest family -- or their families. the president praised the 9/11 soldiers. >>> the mission solano shelter is dedicating a flagpole as part of its tribute to homeless victims. one/fifth are homeless victims. a fly over capped off the dedication ceremony. almost 2,000 people showed up for yesterday's event. the memorial features granite slab, each representing a branch of the military. names of veterans, some who made the ultimate sacrifice are engraved. they are still taking engraving orders. we have
in the head. the man who was elected to take her place did. >> it shocked our community and broke our hearts. there is no way to make sense of those senseless acts. >> reporter: gabrielle giffords' husband mark kelly says she is blind in one eye and struggles to walk. he grabbed her hand and walked away. >> jared lee loughner's sentence is 7 connective life terms, followed by 140 years in prison. it is unclear where he will serve. >> one of the victims of the colorado theater shooting in july returned to work today after recovering. co-workers donated 106 vacation and sick days so he would be paid during his absence. he says he feels sadness for the man who shot him. >> i can't imagine what it would be like, living a life of pure hatred. i just trust the path he puts at my feet. >> he was one of 58 people injured. 12 other people were killed. >>> authorities figured out the source of a carbon monoxide leak that prompted the evacuation of a hotel in burlingame. guests at the embassy suites were forced to leave at 1:00 a.m. this morning because of the high carbon monoxide levels. one person wa
public comment since election night. he said that he is open to compromise but as nicole collins reports he also laid down one major condition. >> i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. >> reporter: president obama drawing a line on the sand saying any agreement on deficit reduction must include tax increases on the wealthy. >> we have to combine -- i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner reiterating his plan. the speaker saying he's unwilling to raise taxes but is open to new revenue by eliminating some tax deductions and loopholes. >> by lowering rates and cleaning up the tax code we know we're going to get more economic growth. it'll bring jobs back to america. it'll bring more revenue. >> reporter: with their starting points for negotiations defined both parties agree a deal must be reached or the economy will fall back into recession. >> i was encouraged to hear speaker boehner agree that tax and revenue is a priority. >> reporter: in washington, nicole collins fox news. >>> more details on that so called fiscal cliff. wit
for the arena at piers 30-32. turning to election 2012 it as we close race, but there will be no ballot recount in florida. today the florida secretary of state announced president obama won the state. the president got 50% of the vote to mitt romney's 49.1%. that margin is large enough to avoid triggering an auto recounty and gives president obama a total of 332 eerector vote and victories in eight of the nine swing states. >>> just days after washington state voters to legalize marijuana, the law doesn't take effect until december, but officials in kings county say they are already living bit new rules. county prosecutor says he is making sure is that current and pending misdemeanor marijuana possession cases are not left in legal limbo. >> we identified about 175 cases and decided to dismiss them today. >> also today the county sheriff's office announced it's no longer making minor marijuana arrests. >>> calling for an end to a controversial program. coming up in just 12 minutes, the push to end a federal program that targets immigrants. >>> new details are emerging about the fbi investiga
the election. they are asking to be remove so they can file a new government. the white house has promised if a particular meets 2 5,000 signatures it will issue a response. so far there are more than 3 5,000 signatures. >>> on thanksgiving day, you may have to choose between sitting down to a hot dinner and desert and going shopping for hot deals. toys-r-us is among the latest that will open 8:00 p.m. thursday night. they made some of their announcements and k-mart plans on opening at 6:00 thursday morning. they will stay open and then take a dinner break. they will reopen and stay open until three friday morning. the commercial season kicks off thursday. coming off 7 eleven why you may be paying a higher price... >> they are standing in line to get one of the hottest games of the year. this was the scene in san francisco where 400 people lined up at game stop. they waited for the new call of duty black ops 2 and it features plenty of weapons and some zombies. >> all the guys who come in, they love to play the game, they will play the game all night long. .. >> some people showed up as e
that sex scandal that led general david petraeus to resign. the president pulled his first post election news conference at the white house. >> reporter: no time to bask in the victory, president barack obama faces very tough questions today including whether he still has confidence in the general leading forces in afghanistan. the top general denies an extra marital affair with jill kelly, she is the florida socialite whose concern over e-mails led to reveal the affair between general david petraeus and paula broadwell. they have order an investigation saying it was the broad den thing to do -- the right thing to do to put obama on hold to become the military head of nato. >> nobody should lead to any couldn't likes here. general allan is -- general allen is doing an excellent job and he certainly has my confidence. >> allen is adamant he did nothing wrong but there are questions between jill kellie kelly and general john allen. >>> google said the fbi's request to look into the e-mail account of paula broadwell is more than 900 requests in just the first half of this year. they comply
's a different story. >> reporter: even the white house wasn't told until after the election. >> one of his top people is subject to compromise. >> what's surprising about the petraeus incident is in some ways his mr. clean imagine which was eroded. >> reporter: jack sintrine knows this is hardly the first time a powerful washington figure has been involved in a sex scandal. but few have been so far reaching stretching from washington to central command in florida to afghanistan. >> how do all of these things sort of accumulate and add to public cynicism and public mistrust of leadership and institutions that in the long haul need to be trusted. >> reporter: general allen was on track to become supreme nato ally commander. that is on hold while the petraeus scandal is investigated. >>> the white house has said it has postponed consideration of california's ban on same-sex marriage. the court is now expected to decide whether they will take the case november 30th 10 days later than originally planned. if the justices decide not to hear the prop appeal, then the ninth circuit ruling will stand al
female speaker of the house in 2007, then went on to talk about her work to elect new, and younger people to congress. >> why are we talking about whether she's old enough, or too old to do it? >> reporter: melissa murray says it represents the double standard part of public life. >> this is a long standing kind of narrative, white men get more distinguished, women just get old and decrepit. >> reporter: often talked about for their appearance, rather than their accomplishments. >> these are things that don't get talked about when men are the subjects. we talk about their actions, their policies, not about their pant suits or their hairstyles. >> reporter: back to that controversial question. pelosi's answer? no. ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> tracking clouds and rain, using stormtracker 2 to show you when the first in a series of storms will reach your area. >> in 90 seconds, they claim to be accepting your hard earned cash on behalf of a charity. >> if you're legitimate, why are you running away? >> our four month investigation reveals why you should think twice before making that donation.
take on why he lost the election to president obama. during a phone call with top donors to his campaign, the former republican presidential candidate said that president obama won reelection by offering what romney called gifts to minorities and young voters. romney said the president's campaign focused on things like free contraception to get young women to vote for him, and amnesty for children of illegal immigrant to get latinos to the polls. >>> hostess says it could be farewell to twinkies. why the company says striking workers need to return to work today. >> also now that marijuana is legal in two state, what's going to happen to people who drive after smoking it? for the products they make; for them being in the right place at the right time for over 100 years making tillamook cheese from tillamook, oregon; for these farmers never wavering we stand for that. >>> hostess says all of the 17,000 workers might be out of a job strikes workers do not come back. they will file for liquidation if employees are not back to work by 2 this afternoon. they filed for bankruptcy last
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